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titrate

[tahy-treyt]
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verb (used with or without object), ti·trat·ed, ti·trat·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent by adding a liquid reagent of known strength and measuring the volume necessary to convert the constituent to another form.

Origin of titrate

First recorded in 1860–65; tit(e)r + -ate1
Related formsti·tra·ta·ble, ti·tra·ble [tahy-truh-buh l] /ˈtaɪ trə bəl/, adjectiveti·tra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for titrable

titrate

verb
  1. (tr) to measure the volume or concentration of (a solution) by titration
Derived Formstitratable, adjective

Word Origin

C19: from French titrer; see titre
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Word Origin and History for titrable

titrate

v.

1870, from French titrer, from titre "title, qualification" (see titration).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

titrable in Medicine

titrate

([object Object])
v.
  1. To determine the concentration of a solution by titration or perform the operation of titration.
Related formstitrat′a•ble adj.titra′tor n.
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